It’s back!

Photo taken during Cinemalaya Cinco 2009

Once again Cinemalaya Foundation will treat indie film enthusiasts for another batch of fresh and out-of-the-box concepts in the field of film making industry.

On its 8th Year, Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival will run from July 20-29, 2012 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Pasay City. Some films will also be shown in selected cinemas in Greenbelt and Trinoma.

CCP, the home of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival


REquieme by Loy Arcenas

Ang Nawawala (What Isn’t There) by Marietta Jamora

Ang Katiwala (The CareTaker) by Aloy Adlawan

Aparisyon by Vincent Sandoval and Darlene Malimas

Intoy Syokoy ng Kalye Marino by Lemuel Lorca

Mga Dayo (Resident Aliens) by Julius Sotomayor Cena

Oros by Paul Sta. Ana

Santa Nina by Emmanuel Palo

The Animals by Gino Santos

Diablo by Mes de Guzman

Bohe: Son of the Seas by Nadjoua Bansil
Ang Paghihintay sa Bulong by Sigrid Andrea Bernardo
Pasahero by Mario Celeda
As He Sleeps by Sharon Dayoc
Sarong Aldaw by Marianito Dio Jr.
Balintuna by Emmanuel Escalona Jr.
Ruweda by Hannah Espia
Ulian (Senility) by Chuck Gutierrez
Manenaya (Waiting) by Seymour Sanchez & Richard Legazpi
Victor by Jarell Serencio

Bwakaw by Jun Lana
Kalayaan (Wildlife) by Adolf B. Alix Jr.
Kamera Obskura by Raymond Red
Posas by Jeffrey Jeturian
Mga Mumunting Lihim by Jose Javier Reyes

General Ticket Information:
Regular Price:
Php150/head per screening

Discounts available for the ff:
50% off for students (CCP Screenings only)
20% off for Senior Citizens
20% off for Government & Military Personnel

Festival Passes (available for CCP Screenings only):
One Day Pass (Php700.00)
– includes admission to 4-6 screenings for 1 day; priority lane entry to screening venues in CCP

Festival Pass (Php2000.00)
– includes admission to all competition films; priority lane entry to screening venues in CCP; complimentary souvenir program & subscription to e-newsletter

Flexi Pass (Php3000.00)
– includes admission to all competition films + 8 exhibition films of your choice; priority lane entry to screening venues in CCP; complimentary souvenir program & subscription to e-newsletter

Premium Pass (Php5000.00)
– guaranteed accommodation to all Festival screenings, Congress & Forums; guaranteed accommodation to the Opening & Closing Awards Nights; priority lane entry to screening venues in CCP; access to VIP Lounge; invitations to Festival receptions, parties, & special events; complimentary souvenir program & subscription to e-newsletter

Schedule of Screenings:
Click here to check complete summary of screenings for Cinemalaya 2012.

For more information about the 8th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, visit or call 832-3704/832-3706.


  1. Chasing Philippines on

    @ Mahj,
    Cinemalaya's website is not that updated yet. The list that they have for the new Breed Category still includes those disqualified entries. Hope it will be updated real soon.

  2. Chasing Philippines on

    @ Marky Ramone Go,

    Good to hear that you'll be watching some movies too. Im torn between getting a day pass and ahmm.. filing for a VL for this tsk

  3. hi, it's my first time to look up screening info as i'm hoping to see some films. i can't understand the venue codes, can someone please help me? thanks! 🙂

  4. Please disregard. The PDF file the link goes to is way more complete than the list I saw in the CCP website. Thanks! 🙂

  5. Chasing Philippines on

    @ Jelaine,

    Thanks for dropping by 🙂
    You might wanna check Cinemalaya 2012's Facebook account. I think that's more updated than their website. I got the PDF file there.

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